Rolandas Kiaulevicius Dabrukas’ Resume

Education

2004-2006
2003-2004
2003-2004
2003
1996-2001
M.F.A in Illustration, WCSU, Danbury, CT
Paier College of Art
Gateway Community College (ESL)
English Language Institute at Yale, CT
BA in Art, Siauliai University, Lithuania

Awards

2006
2006
2006
2006
2006
2006
2004
2004
2003
1999
Winner of CT Review Magazine Competition, CT
Finalist for the Tuning Up for the 115th Anniversary, New Haven, CT
Winner of CT Review Magazine competition, CT
Master of Fine Arts Award, WCSU, CT
Finalist for the Tassy Walden Award-Guilford Art Assoc., Guilford, CT
Winner of Red Cygnet Publishing House Competition
Finalist for the Tassy Walden Award-Guilford Art Assoc., Guilford, CT
Person of the week “Branford Sound” Branford, CT
“Knights of Lithuania” scholarship recipient, New Haven, CT
Dean’s list, Siauliai University, Lithuania

Art Education Experience

2004-Present
2007-2011
2007-2011
2007-2010
2007-2009
2006-2009
2005-2009
2006-2009
2005
2005
2000-2001
Teaching: Private art classes
Teaching: Introduction to Arts and 2 D Design
classes, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT
Substituting through Kelly Services, CT
Teaching: Art classes, 5-8 grade students, Tabor Art School, Branford, CT
Teaching: Art classes, K-4 grade students, John B. Sliney School, Branford, CT
Teaching: Illustration and sculpture classes to children and adults, Wightwood School, Branford, CT
Teaching: Illustration and drawing class, Guilford Handcraft Center, CT
Teaching professional artists: Drawing classes, summer camp “Neringa,” VT
Critiqued undergraduate student art work in illustration class, WCSU Art Dept., Danbury, CT
Collaborated with professors to determine future student assignments, WCSU Art Dept., Danbury, CT
Art teacher, Middle School, Lithuania

Professional Art Experience

Oct-Nov, 2010
2007-Present
2008-2010
2006-2010
2007
2006-2011
2006-Present
2007
2007
2007
2006
2006-2010
2005-2009
2006
2006
2004
2002-2009
1999-2000
1996-2001
Participant in "Kids Euro Festival," Washington, D.C.
“GIRO” show: painting on stilts, CT, CA, IL, MA, NY
“GIRO” show/ painting on stilts, Europe
Story Time Extravaganza and Art Show, San Francisco, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C.
“It Is How It Is” Performances and Art Show, Chicago, IL
Illustrating the page of European AB-CD book
Organizing the presentations of the book “Zoolidays” at various educational institutes, CT, IL, CA
Participated in Scholarship Review Committee for Visual Arts Award, Henry Carter Hull Library, Clinton, CT
Designed sets and props for Guilford High School production “South Pacific”, Guilford, CT
Designed sets and props for CT Ballroom Theatre Troupe’s show “The Sentimental Journey”, Branford, CT
Illustrated children’s book “Zoolidays”; published in September, 2006 by Red Cygnet
Creating a mural for the Chapel Haven Internet Café, New Haven, CT
Illustrating children’s book “King of the Frogs”
Submitted illustration for children’s book “Bill Clinton”
Submitted the book dummy for “Red Cygnet Press” contest
Designed sets and props for Walsh Intermediate School show “We’re the People”, Branford, CT
Serving as assistant to artist Robert Reynolds
Functioned as illustrator assistant, elementary math text books
Organized fashion design shows, Lithuania

Professional Art Exhibitions

2006-Present
2010-2012
2010
2006-2012
2009
2009
2007-2010
2007
2007
2007
2007
2006
2006
2005
2005
2005
2005
2005
2005
2004
2004
2004
2004
2003
Exhibit in Chapel Haven Internet Cafe, New Haven, CT
Exhibit “The Art of Collaborative Giving”, Wallingford, CT
Exhibit "Milk in' It", Left Bank Gallery, Essex, CT
Exhibit “Let’s Dance in Rhythm” Branford, CT
Exhibit at Paul Gervais Gallery, Ridgefield, CT
Hospice Gallery, Branford, CT
Mary Lou Fisher Gallery, Guilford, CT
Seton Gallery University of New Haven, CT
Creative Arts Workshop, “Cultural Passages”, New Haven, CT
Cartus Corporation Art Exhibit LVIII, Danbury, CT
“It Is How It Is” Chicago, IL
Prince Gallery, New York, NY
Café George by Paula, New Haven, CT
Silo Gallery, New Milford, CT
Blue Hand Studio, Branford, CT
Exhibit in Utrecht Gallery Space, New Haven, CT
Country Life: The Farm and the Woods”, New Milford, CT
34th Annual SCBWI Summer Conference in Los Angeles, CA
SCBWI New England Conference
“Blue Hand” Studio in Branford
13th Annual Community Art Auction
Parkinson Disease Institute at Old Saybrook Gallery, CT
Student Art Exhibit at the Madison Art Cinema Gallery, Madison, CT
Paier College of Art, Hamden, CT

Skills

Proficient in these computer programs: Photoshop CS5, Painter 9, animation programs, Illustrators Programs, Microsoft Office Suite, I Pages, Keynote. Proficient in English, Lithuanian and Russian languages. Active listening, critical and creative thinking, complex problem solving.